Overall Green alert Flood
in United States

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1101907
Death: 0
Displaced: 100
Countries: United States
From - To 24 Mar - 28 Mar


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Southeast USA, Late March 2023Severe weather including tornadoes, strong winds, hailstorms and thunderstorms affected areas of the southeastern USA from 24 March. Tornadoes caused over 50 fatalities and damaged 2,000 houses. Heavy rain and hail caused some flooding in Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia, where residents near the town of Griffin were evacuated after the nearby Heads Creek Reservoir Dam was at risk of breaching.Tue 28 Mar 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 130 | About casualties: 98 | Last hour: 0

SADC seeks to fast-track humanitarian centre operations2023-03-31T23:41+0200.

SANF 23 no 5 By Clarkson Mambo. SADC Member States have been urged to fast track the signing of the agreement that establishes the SADC Humanitarian and Emergency Operations Centre. This was one of the decisions of the SADC Council of Minis
UNICEF Mozambique Humanitarian Situation Report No. 2: February 20232023-03-31T18:40+0200.

Highlights. • Mozambique was heavily hit by Cyclone Freddy on February 24 with subsequent flooding affecting over 200,000 people. • Cholera spread to additional districts from 12 to 26 (more than 100%) in the month of February. • UNICEF rea
The unnatural impact of natural disasters in the U.S.2023-03-31T11:47+0200.

Edward Buckles Jr was only 13 when Hurricane Katrina struck southern United States in 2005. The storm resulted in nearly 1,400 deaths and became the costliest tropical cyclone on record at the time. Buckles' hometown New Orleans was particu
Indonesia, US collaborate on disaster early warning systems2023-03-31T10:37+0200.

Illustration - Weather forecast report in Ambon City (ANTARA/HO-US Embassy in Jakarta) Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia's Agency for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics (BMKG) and the United States Agency for International Development (

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (38), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),